Heather Morton

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BS Elementary Education Master's Degree Child and Family Studies

Heather Morton

Let me introduce myself to you! I have been teaching in NC for over 23 years. I attended Appalachian State University and then went on to obtain by Masters degree from UNC-Charlotte. My philosophy of teaching is that you need to focus on the whole child not just parts such as reading, math, etc. If we do not focus on all aspects of a child's development then he/she will never be successful in other areas.  One way to accomplish this goal is by creating a partnership with the families in my classroom. You are your child's first and most important teacher. By working together in a collaborative manner, we can ensure that your child will reach his/her fullest potential. 

When I am not teaching, I enjoy spending time with my family! I have a fifteen year old daughter that keeps me on my toes! We enjoy going to the beach for some relaxation and fun when time permits. 

I look forward to getting to know each of you this year!

 

  • Driver's License

    • To enter the school, you MUST bring a VALID Driver’s License to scan into the computer system                                                                                 

    before you can check your child out of school or enter

    the building.

    • It will record the number of times that you are entering and leaving the 

    school early/late.   

                                    

  • Sick

    • When your child is absent/late, due to a doctor’s appointment you must send a Doctor’s note with the following information:
    • Child’s Name
    • Date of absence(s)
    • Reason for absence
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     Supplies

    Kindergarten Supply List

    Headphones

    1 pair of Safety Scissors

    48 Glue Sticks

    4 packs of 24 Crayola crayons

    1 box of Kleenex

    1 pencil box (no bags!)

    1 plain white t-shirt (one size bigger)

     

    Wish List Items

    Amazon Gift Cards (to purchase cases for I-Pads)

    Laminate Pouches

       Ziploc bags all sizes

        Hand Sanitizer

    Clorox Wipes

    White and Colored Copy Paper

    White and Colored Cardstock Paper

    Band-Aides

    Color Expo Markers

    Juices boxes and extra snacks

     

     

  • DailySchedule

    Mrs. Morton’s Kindergarten Schedule

    8:25–8:55  Arrival (unpack, bathroom, quiet centers, manipulatives)

    8:55–9:00  Announcements

    9:00-9:10  Morning Meeting (greeting, sharing, activity)

    9:15–9:45  Whole Group (morning message, read aloud, and Fundations)

    9:50-10:50  Math Whole Group and Centers

    10:45–11:15  Lunch

    11:15-11:25  Bathroom and Read Aloud

    11:25-1:15    Literacy Block (reading groups, literacy centers, writing)

    1:20-1:50      Recess

    1:55 – 2:45   Enrichment Classes

    2:50-3:05      Snack

    3:05 – 3:45    Social Studies/Science/Daily Review

    Enrichment Schedule

                                                      Monday-STEM Class (library book due today!!!)

    Tuesday-Library

    Wednesday-Art

                                               Thursday-Music                                          

                                      Friday-PE (tennis shoes required!)  

     

School Announcements

  • 2021-2022 Kindergarten Registration

    2021-2022 Kindergarten Registration will begin Feb. 15 and end on March 5. For specific questions, parents are asked to continue to contact their child's assigned school to make an appointment.

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  • PRE-K - 5TH GRADE TO RETURN TO PLAN A ON MARCH 1

    The Johnston County Board of Education voted to return Pre-K - 5th grade to Plan A, four days per week, beginning on Monday, March. 1. These students will participate in face-to-face instruction on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, with Wednesday serving as an asynchronous learning day, to allow for deep cleaning of the schools.

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JCPS Announcements

  • Deadline to apply for CCP Program is March 17

    The application for the Career and College Promise Program is now open. High school students, along with rising 8th graders, may be eligible to begin earning college credit at JCC as part of the CCP Program...

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  • JCPS High School Graduation and Prom details

    Johnston County Public Schools has developed a detailed plan to mark senior milestones, including prom and graduation, while adhering to guidance from the Johnston County Public Health Department and the CDC in regards to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Pre-K - 5th Grade to return to Plan A on March 1

    The Johnston County Board of Education voted to return Pre-K - 5th grade to Plan A, four days per week, beginning on Monday, March. 1.

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  • JCPS transitions to Plan B for all students

    The Johnston County Board of Education voted to return all Pre-K and EC-Self Contained students to Plan B, four days per week, beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 19. These students will participate in face-to-face instruction on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, with Wednesday serving as a remote learning day. All other students in grades K-12 will remain on Plan C until Monday, Feb. 1.

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  • Second Semester Choice Form

    Every JCPS parent was to fill ou the Second Semester Choice form to choose either the Virtual Program OR face-to-face instruction for each of their students by Monday, Nov. 30. If you were unable to fill out the form by Nov. 30 please contact your child's school for assistance. The form was to be filled out for ALL students in grades PreK-12.

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